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Is it safe to go mountain biking while pregnant?

Is it safe to go mountain biking while pregnant?

No: Any activity that has a high potential to fall is generally not recommended during pregnancy. After about 12 weeks the uterus is no longer protected by the bony pelvis and a fall could cause pregnancy loss or preterm labor. ...Read more

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Dr. Bernard Seif
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is it safe to go on a small roller coaster (space mountain) at five weeks pregnant since the fetus is so small and the placenta hasn't yet formed?

Is it safe to go on a small roller coaster (space mountain) at five weeks pregnant since the fetus is so small and the placenta hasn't yet formed?

Fetus at Space mtn.: Really, you would jeopardize a 9 month viable pregnancy over a 3 minute roller coaster ride? The amusement park usually posts a sign that says that they are not responsible for pregnant women should there be an adverse occurrence. Take a hint, not a good idea. ...Read more

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Is it safe for a physically active woman to do a strenuous mountain hike to an altitude of about 3500m during the first trimester of pregnancy?

Is it safe for a physically active woman to do a strenuous mountain hike to an altitude of about 3500m during the first trimester of pregnancy?

Not safe: The air at 3500 meters (over 10, 000 ft) above sea level is significantly thinner and has less oxygen in it than you are used to. It is not a good idea to expose your developing baby to reduced oxygen (hypoxia), and the hazard would be greatest in the first trimester. This is especially true if you have a heart or lung problem (asthma). Mountain sickness at altitude is another hazard to your baby. ...Read more

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In mountains, climbed about 200 steps to see waterfall at 5200ft. 25 weeks pregnant and winded. Problem?

In mountains, climbed about 200 steps to see waterfall at 5200ft. 25 weeks pregnant and winded. Problem?

Elevation: Elevation and shortness of breath are common enough fetus has high affinity hemoglobin and oxygenates better than you minor event probably harder on you. There is nothing wrong with slowing down your activity in an environment that can be deleterious to you health and allow you body to adjust. In. ...Read more

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Can drinking Mountain Dew or monster while pregnant cause heart murmurs in infants?

Can drinking Mountain Dew or monster while pregnant cause heart murmurs in infants?

Caffeine: This could be a lot of caffeine - caffeine is not recommended during pregnancy. Regularly drinking soda has been linked to Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Diabetes, heart disease & metabolic syndrome. Other possible risks include: increased weight, decreased bone mineral density (BMD) obesity, erosion of tooth enamel, caries, mineral depletion & dehydration. ...Read more

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Is sex while pregnant safe?

Is sex while pregnant safe?

As long as you do: Not have any problems but u need to ask your OB as your OB knows your situation. ...Read more

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Is nuerogen e safe for pregnant?

Is nuerogen e safe for pregnant?

Not contraindicated : Neurogen e is combination of vitamin b complex and vitamin e, it is technically safe to be given for pregnant women, but mostly for women who has persistent vomitting, otherwise, prenatal vitamins, Folic Acid and balanced healthy diet are enough for a noncomplicated pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is tanda safe to use while pregnant?

Is tanda safe to use while pregnant?

LED light therapy: Looked this up. Idea behind this product is that blue LED light (along with heat/vibration to "open pores") is toxic to bacteria and the red LED light is supposed to generate reactive oxygen species. According to a published study, this has the effect of removing old collagen making way for new. The science is not validated and controlled studies for safety in pregnancy not done. I suspect is safe ...Read more

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How much soda is safe while pregnant?

How much soda is safe while pregnant?

None: Soda is a worthless substance that provides no benefits to any human body; excepting for transient taste delight. The sugars and synthetic materials in soda present threats to proper balance of body metabolism. Sodas are loaded with excessive carbohydrate calories. ...Read more

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Is airborne safe if you are pregnant?

Is airborne safe if you are pregnant?

Discouraged: Airborne is a supplement and has not been tested by the us food and drugs administration. It is generally not recommended to be taken while pregnant. ...Read more

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Does cefurex safe for pregnant women?

Does cefurex safe for pregnant women?

Probably safe: Not known to harm pregnancy, bot may reduce effectiveness of Birth Control Pills. In any case your GYN should know you are taking the medication. ...Read more

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Is mucusex safe to take whilr pregnant?

Is mucusex safe to take whilr pregnant?

U mean mucinex (guaifenesin): A decongestant , cough medicine has several ingredients may not be good for fetus , especially first 3 months , speak to you OB doctor before taking any medications , including cough medicine ...Read more

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Is 7 keto safe to take while pregnant?

Is 7 keto safe to take while pregnant?

Avoid: This is an over the counter herbal supplement for body building. This is not something one wants to take while pregnant ...Read more

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Is rapidlash safe to use while pregnant?

Is rapidlash safe to use while pregnant?

Uncertain: In general - my thought is not to take or use products that are not necessary while pregnant. Having had 3 children myself - I never thought it was worth the risk. ...Read more

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Is rodan & fields safe to use while pregnant?

Is rodan & fields safe to use while pregnant?

Many products: This particular company sells a variety of products. The ingredients for each one would need to be reviewed individually. A good general rule for pregnant women though is if you're not sure then don't use it. The overwhelming majority of over-the-counter topical skin products are safe for use. ...Read more

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Is cyteal foaming solution safe for pregnant?

Is cyteal foaming solution safe for pregnant?

Not recommended: Pregnant women should not be using vaginal antiseptic solutions. This should not be used and safety in pregnancy has not been confirmed. If you have an abnormal vaginal discharge, then you should go to your OB for an exam and to get treated appropriately. It is also normal to have a slightly increased discharge during pregnancy, fyi. ...Read more